PlayStation Plus March 2017: these are the free games you can get this month

Update: PlayStation Plus members got an exciting look at one of the games they can expect to be able to play for free in April recently. Called Drawn to Death, the game is a title from God of War creator David Jaffe, and it'll be available for free to PS Plus members from April 4 in the US and Europe and April 5 for Australian subscribers.

The game is a third person hybrid shooter and brawler and it has the aesthetic of a violent high school sketchpad brought to life.

One of the biggest perks of being a PlayStation Plus subscriber is that each month you’re given a range of free games across the PS4, PS4 Pro, PS3, and PS Vita platforms.

This is a great way to try games you might not otherwise have played, whether because they're indie titles that slip under your radar or simply because you don’t have the funds to buy several games a month.

Even if you don’t plan to play them straight away, or you’re not sure if they’re your kind of game, we’d say it’s always worth claiming them while you can get them for free. 

You'll then have access to them for as long as you have an active PS Plus account. 

Since this is a monthly event, we’ve decided to create a one-stop shop where you’ll be able to find the newest free games, as well as scroll back and see which games were featured in previous months. That way you’ll know whether it’s worth holding out for a game to appear in an upcoming PlayStation Plus haul or if it's already been offered. 

So without further ado, here are the free PlayStation Plus games in North America, Europe, and Australia for March 2017, which will be available to download from March 7 until the end of the month.

March 2017

Tearaway Unfolded – PS4 (usually $19.99 / £15.99/ AU$29.95)

Uncover the true power of your DUALSHOCK4 to join forces with ATOI THE MESSENGER in a daring quest to deliver a top-secret message. Unfold her magical papery world, save her pals in peril and battle the monsters trying to stop her delivery! Overflowing with PS4-exclusive features, surprises and secrets, you don’t just play Tearaway Unfolded… you’re in it!

Disc Jam – PS4  

Disc Jam is a new arcade sports game being developed by former Call of Duty, Guitar Hero, and Tony Hawk developers. Relive the intense competitive action of an old coin-op classic, but in a modern package complete with online play and ranked leagues. Jump in with 2-4 players and compete 1v1 or 2v2 in a unique combination of air hockey and tennis. Every character is unique; find the one that matches your play-style. 

Players scramble to retrieve and throw a glowing disc while unleashing devastating abilities and defending variable-point end zones. An exciting blend of strategy and skill, this arcade-inspired title boasts a zany roster of characters to compete with friends both on the couch and online.

Under Night: In-Birth - PS3 (usually $39.99 / £15.99/AU$24.95)

From the companies behind Guilty Gear and BlazBlue comes Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late, an all-new 2D fighting game for the PlayStation 3! UNIEL strikes the perfect balance between accessibility and depth, offering an experience that both fighting game veterans and those new to the genre can enjoy! Choose from 16 unique characters and join them in their perilous journey through the Hollow Night. Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late offers a unique fighting game experience by harnessing the power of the 'GRD', a unique system that can help you turn the tide of battle. Attack aggressively and be rewarded with stronger attacks and a slew of abilities, giving yourself the edge in combat!

Earth Defense Force 2025 - PS3 (usually $49.99 / £9.99 / AU$19.45)

Eight years since the defeat of the alien invasion and the destruction of the Mothership, civilization recovered most of the prosperity it once had. In 2025 a new state of emergency arises as giant aliens and insects are discovered deep underground. The Ravagers have evolved, and are stronger than ever. The Earth Defense Force must now stand up to these terrifying creatures to save humanity once more! 

The long awaited sequel that hardcore shooter fans demanded, Earth Defense Force 2025 is an action shooting bonanza that arms players to repel the most terrifying invasion of giant aliens the world has ever seen. Equip hundreds of weapons across four character classes and exterminate menacing creatures of all sizes to save the world!

Lumo - PS Vita, crossbuy on PS4 (usually $19.99 / £14.99 / AU$26.95)

Witness the rebirth of a genre in Lumo – a classic isometric adventure with a modern twist for gamers young and old alike!As a contemporary take on the long-lost isometric platform genre, Lumo can be enjoyed by anyone looking for an absorbing, challenging and rewarding adventure. 

But for those who lived through the golden age of videogames – the 80s and early 90s – or know about the games and culture from that time, layer upon layer of nods, winks and touches to those times help build upon an experience that’s as heart-warming as it is exciting!

With over 400 rooms across four unique zones, six hidden mini-games and all kinds of secrets to uncover, Lumo is a true voyage of discovery. How much you discover just depends on how hard you look…

Severed - PS Vita (usually $14.99 / £11.99 / AU$22.95)

Take control of a one-armed warrior named Sasha, wielding a living sword on her journey through a nightmare world in search of her family. Swipe-based touch controls will let you solve puzzles, find secrets, and do battle with a host of disturbing monsters. As the journey goes on, you’ll unlock new abilities, ascend an RPG-style upgrade tree, and tease apart the mysteries of the dark fantasy universe Sasha finds herself in.

Now, go forth and play! And if you haven't signed up for a PlayStation Plus subscription don't miss the cheapest PlayStation Plus deals below. 

To make it easy to keep track of what titles are coming up, we’ve rounded up the last few months of PlayStation Plus titles as well as current prices on the PlayStation Store. 

February 2017

LittleBigPlanet 3 – PS4 (usually £15.99/ $19.99/ AU $29.95

Sackboy is back! Only this time, he's brought some friends along for his latest adventure. Not interested in pre-made levels? Then why not create your own? 

Not a Hero – PS4 (usually £9.99/ $12.99/ AU $19.45

From the makers of OlliOlli comes Not a Hero, a pixelated shooter that has you violently dispatching members of the criminal underworld. Think of it like a side-scrolling Hotline Miami.

Starwhal – PS3 / cross buy with PS4 (usually £9.49/ $11.99/ AU $17.95

A hilarious couch-multiplayer classic, the retro-styled Starwhal lets you and your friends partake in an epic Narwhal battle in space. Use your huge tusk to barge into your opponents – that is, if the game's deliberately wonky controls will let you!

Anna Extended Edition - PS3 (usually £7.99/ $9.99/ AU $14.95

A psychological horror game set in a sawmill in the Italian hills, you must gather clues and solve a number puzzles in order to unlock the main character's dark past.

Ninja Senki DX – PS Vita / cross buy with PS4 (usually £4.99/ $4.99/ AU $8.95)

A retro NES-style game in the vein of Mega Man, Ninja Senki DX has you running, jumping and shooting your way through a number of ninja-themed levels in order to complete lead character Hayate's quest for revenge.

TorqueL – PS Vita / cross buy with PS4 (usually £8.99/ $9.99/ AU $16.45)

Navigate your way through 50 chambers in this indie physics-based puzzler that see's you travel around inside a square with different colors on each side.  

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